Franklin Roosevelt Quotes

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Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: War is a contagion. War is a contagion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The ablest man I ever met is the The ablest man I ever met is the man you think you are. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Gaylord Nelson: Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues. Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues. — Gaylord Nelson
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The core of our defense is the faith The core of our defense is the faith we have in the institutions we defend. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Organized money hates meand I welcome their hatred! Organized money hates me
and I welcome their hatred! — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Remember you are just an extra in everyone Remember you are just an extra in everyone else's play. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We have nothing to fear but missing our We have nothing to fear but missing our massage appointment time — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: If in other lands the press and books If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The fundamental idea ... is that the country The fundamental idea ... is that the country belongs to the people, that it is in process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: It takes a long time to bring the It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Freedom of speech ... Freedom of worship ... Freedom of speech ... Freedom of worship ... Freedom from want ... Freedom from fear. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: It [concentration of wealth and power] has been It [concentration of wealth and power] has been a menace to ... American democracy. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Barack Obama: The United States and Saudi Arabia have an The United States and Saudi Arabia have an extraordinary relationship and friendship that dates back to Franklin Roosevelt. — Barack Obama
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We cannot always build a future for our We cannot always build a future for our youth, but we can always build our youth for the future. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: New Orleans makes it possible to go to New Orleans makes it possible to go to Europe without ever leaving the United States. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: A program whose basic thesis is, not that A program whose basic thesis is, not that the system of free enterprise for profit has failed in this generation, but that it has not yet been tried! — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: To win this war, we have been forced To win this war, we have been forced into a strategic compromise which will most certainly offend the Russians. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: I do not look upon these United States I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Peace can endure only so long as humanity Peace can endure only so long as humanity really insists upon it, and is willing to work for it and sacrifice for it. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Richard D. Wolff: To cut 1930s jobless, FDR taxed corps and To cut 1930s jobless, FDR taxed corps and rich. Govt used money to hire many millions. Worked then; would now again. Why no debate on that? — Richard D. Wolff
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: In our seeking for economic and political progress, In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up - or else we all go down. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: A government can be no better than the A government can be no better than the public opinion which sustains it. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The hand that held the dagger has struck The hand that held the dagger has struck it into the back of its neighbor. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Some people can never understand that you have Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best of things, until the right time comes. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Robert Dallek: George Washington sets the nation on its democratic George Washington sets the nation on its democratic path. Abraham Lincoln preserves it. Franklin Roosevelt sees the nation through depression and war. — Robert Dallek
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Every time an artist dies, part of the Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: No man can tame a tiger into a No man can tame a tiger into a kitten by stroking it. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The truth is found when men are free The truth is found when men are free to pursue it. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: I think we consider too much the good I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: To reach a port we must set sail To reach a port we must set sail — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Peace, like war, can succeed only where there Peace, like war, can succeed only where there is a will to enforce it, and where there is available power to enforce it. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: It is one of the characteristics of a It is one of the characteristics of a free and democratic nation that it have free and independent labor unions. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Ann Richards: I was born during the Depression in a I was born during the Depression in a little community just outside Waco, and I grew up listening to Franklin Roosevelt on the radio. — Ann Richards
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Preparation for defense is an inalienable prerogative of Preparation for defense is an inalienable prerogative of a sovereign state. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: How many people in the United States do How many people in the United States do you think will be willing to go to war to free Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania? — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Until Henry Ford saw the chance to get Until Henry Ford saw the chance to get free publicity (making Sub-chasers) he thought submarines were something to eat. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The United States Constitution has proved itself the The United States Constitution has proved itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Presidents are selected, not elected. Presidents are selected, not elected. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Research is one of the Nation's very greatest Research is one of the Nation's very greatest resources and the role of the Federal Government in supporting and stimulating it needs to reexamined. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: So many figures are quoted to prove so So many figures are quoted to prove so many things. Sometimes it depends on what paper you read or what broadcast you listen in on. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Hitler built a fortress around Europe, but he Hitler built a fortress around Europe, but he forgot to put a roof on it. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: All free peoples are deeply impressed by the All free peoples are deeply impressed by the courage and steadfastness of the Greek nation. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The test of our progress is not whether The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Robert Kennedy: One of the great creative statesmen of our One of the great creative statesmen of our age was Franklin Roosevelt. He was creative precisely because he preferred experiment to ideology. — Robert Kennedy
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Happiness is not in the mere possession of Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Mike DeWine: In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt reminded us that In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt reminded us that the Constitution is, and I quote, "a layman's document, not a lawyer's contract." — Mike DeWine
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Forests are the lungs of our land ... Forests are the lungs of our land ... — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Failure is not an American habit. Failure is not an American habit. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The only thing we have to fear is The only thing we have to fear is a giant wheelchair-crushing squid. Well ... uh ... actually, I guess that's the only thing I have to fear. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Sports is the very fiber of all we Sports is the very fiber of all we stand for. It keeps our spirits alive. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We can afford all that we need; but We can afford all that we need; but we can not afford all [that] we want. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: It has its distinct and insurmountable limitations when It has its distinct and insurmountable limitations when applied to public personnel management. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: I hope that you have re-read the Constitution I hope that you have re-read the Constitution of the United States in these past few weeks. Like the Bible, it ought to be read again and again. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Ed Crane: I think Franklin Roosevelt was a lousy president. I think Franklin Roosevelt was a lousy president. What he did- which is to impose this great nanny state on America- was a great mistake. — Ed Crane
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We are trying to construct a more inclusive We are trying to construct a more inclusive society. We are going to make a country in which no one is left out. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Great power involves great responsibility Great power involves great responsibility — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: It is fun to be in the same It is fun to be in the same decade with you.
-Roosevelt to Churchill — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Gore Vidal: When Franklin says yes, yes, yes, he isn't When Franklin says yes, yes, yes, he isn't agreeing with you. He's just listening to you. — Gore Vidal
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The American people want their government to act, The American people want their government to act, and not merely to talk, whenever and wherever there is a threat to world peace. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The money-changers have fled from their high seats The money-changers have fled from their high seats in the temple of our civilization. We may now restore that temple to the ancient truths. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: It is better to swallow words than to It is better to swallow words than to have to eat them later. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: No political party has exclusive patent rights on No political party has exclusive patent rights on prosperity. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Necessitous men are not free men. Necessitous men are not free men. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Dealing with the State Department is like watching Dealing with the State Department is like watching an elephant become pregnant. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that
men have died to win them.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Jean Craighead George: I met senators, diplomats and the President of I met senators, diplomats and the President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. — Jean Craighead George
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Art is not a treasure in the past Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: There are many ways of going forward, but There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We cannot always build the future for our We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Above all, try something Above all, try something — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: If you have spent two years in bed If you have spent two years in bed trying to wiggle your big toe, everything else seems easy. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We must lay hold of the fact that We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Industrial combination is not wrong in itself. The Industrial combination is not wrong in itself. The danger lies in taking government into partnership. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We defend and we build a way of We defend and we build a way of life, not for America alone, but for all mankind. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: To stand upon ramparts and die for our To stand upon ramparts and die for our principles is heroic, but to sally forth to battle and win for our principles is something more than heroic. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Ken Livingstone: The people I really most admire are Robert The people I really most admire are Robert Kennedy and Franklin Roosevelt. If you know someone, it is very hard to revere them. — Ken Livingstone
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt: When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you do not wait until he has struck to crush him. — Franklin D. Roosevelt